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28 February 2018 - New Scientist - Probiotics and fish oil in pregnancy may reduce child allergies
28 February 2018 - Independent - Fish oil and probiotic supplements for pregnant mothers may decrease children's risk of getting allergies, study says
28 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Could fish oil in pregnancy prevent weight-related health issues in children?
13 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children
9 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prenatal, early life fructose intake associated with asthma
8 February 2018 - Psychiatric Times - Preventing ADHD in Pregnancy?
30 January 2018 - Eurekalert - Upper limit for intake of folate is invalid: government urged to fortify flour with folic acid
25 January 2018 - EurekAlert - Study links low carbohydrate intake to increased risk of birth defects
Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment
17 January 2018 - Nutraingredients - Probiotics in pregnancy could protect against against childhood obesity
Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby's brain
4 January 2018 - Nutraingredients - Maternal use of folic acid and vitamins linked to reduced autism risk in children
2 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Folic acid lessens autism risk for fetal anti-epileptic exposure
28 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Improved nutrition for extremely low birth weight preemies
20 December 2017 - Science Daily - Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? 'Don't give up!' researchers say
12 December 2017 - Nutraingredients - Prenatal folic acid supplementation helps lower postpartum depression risk: China population study
8 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consuming sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in mid-childhood
4 December 2017 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 may keep your gut bacteria in balance: Mouse data
4 December 2017 - Nutraingredients - Dietary protection: Proteins in mum’s milk could protect against food allergy
4 December 2017 - The Conversation - Here's why the UK should fortify flour with folic acid
1 December 2017 - BBC News - Welsh and Scottish health ministers call for folic acid in flour
Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
28 November 2017 - What Is Epigenetics - Could the Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Epigenetically Reduce a Child’s Disease Risk?
20 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Breast milk found to protect against food allergy
9 November 2017 - Nutraingredients - Benefits of moderate fish consumption in pregnancy may outweigh mercury effects, suggests study
30 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Fish oil or fish consumption? New recommendations for pregnant women trying to prevent childhood asthma
24 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - There is no safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, new study shows
16 October 2017 - Medical News Bulletin - Can Vitamin D Exposure In Utero Alter Children’s Metabolic Profiles?
16 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Many pregnant women not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid
12 October 2017 - Science Daily - Dangerous trend: The placenta is not suitable as a 'superfood'
6 October 2017 - The Conversation - Complex guidelines on eating fish when pregnant mean that mothers – and babies – are missing out
2 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests women eating peanuts during breastfeeding could prevent child from developing allergy
27 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Iron supplements have long-term benefits for low birth-weight babies
Most milk substitutes are low in iodine – here’s why it matters
25 September 2017 - Science Daily - Maternal diet could affect kids' brain reward circuitry
22 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Pregnant women are not getting enough omega-3
22 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - What babies eat – before and just after birth – can impact them for life, says new book
20 September 2017 - Nutraingredients - A mother’s breast milk may help premature babies catch-up in growth
Higher levels of fluoride in pregnant woman linked to lower intelligence in their children
20 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Oxidative stress produces damage linked with increased risk of preterm birth
12 September 2017 - The Conversation - Health risks of light drinking in pregnancy confirms that abstention is the safest approach
6 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Fighting dust-mite allergies with fish oil
1 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Breastfeeding may help prevent children's asthma exacerbations later in life
28 August 2017 - Science Daily - Early weight gain in pregnancy correlates with childhood obesity, first study of its size shows
21 August 2017 - Science Daily - What is the global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder?
15 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - Is there a role for vitamin B3 in preventing birth defects?
11 August 2017 - MedicalXpress - Maternal iodine deficiency can affect child development
9 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - Inter-generational malnutrition: Grandparents diet and health also impact baby
9 August 2017 - Science Daily - You are what your grandmother ate: Intergenerational impacts of prenatal nourishment
7 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - ‘Powerful’: Raising vitamin D levels may slash preterm birth risk